Tag: Jau Prison

At HRC42, ADHRB Called Attention to the Hunger Strike in Bahrain

At HRC42, ADHRB Called Attention to the Hunger Strike in Bahrain

Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) delivered an oral intervention drawing attention to the hunger strike taking place in Bahraini prisons. The strike is to protest poor prison conditions and the abuses that prisoners face. ADHRB urges the Council to hold Bahrain to its international commitments […]

Medical Negligence in Bahraini Prisons

Medical Negligence in Bahraini Prisons

Since the 2011 protests and intensified crackdown on civil society, Bahraini authorities continue to use elements of torture, abuse, threats, and unjust treatment against political prisoners as reprisals for their activism. Pressing concerns in the kingdom’s prisons, ran by the corrupt Ministry of Interior, range from poor living conditions to […]

Bahrain Denies Water Cuts at Jau Prison After UN Requests Information

Bahrain Denies Water Cuts at Jau Prison After UN Requests Information

This past summer it was reported that water cuts had been arranged by authorities at Bahrain’s notorious Jau Prison. Prison authorities deliberately withheld water from detainees for up to four days, and often throughout the hottest days of the summer. The water cuts started on 9 July 2018, which was […]

ADHRB Raises Concerns over Hassan Mushaima Treatment before HRC 39

ADHRB Raises Concerns over Hassan Mushaima Treatment before HRC 39

On Monday 17 September, at the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, ADHRB’s Director of Advocacy delivered an oral intervention during the Agenda Item 3 General Debate. In the intervention, ADHRB raised concerns about Bahrain’s continued restrictions against Hassan Mushaima and other high profile political prisoners, including […]